Soil Moisture Active Passive: Global measurements of soil moisture and its freeze-thaw state


Launched in:2015
Repeat cycle:3 days
Orbit height:685 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
Launched 31 Jan 2015

SMAP websites

Information

NASA JPL - SMAP mission
NASA JPL - SMAP data products
NASA JPL - SMAP instrument
Salinity - NASA satellites

Data ordering

NASA EarthData - Search
NSIDC DAAC - SMAP data
NASA Salinity - Sea Surface Salinity

On Board Sensors

SMAP radar (L-band radar (VV, HH, and HV polarizations))
SMAP radiometer (Passive Microwave Radiometer)